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Board of Nursing Disciplinary Actions Taken in December 2016
The Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN) took final disciplinary action against the following 17 nurses or nursing assistants during its December 20, 2016, Board Meeting. 
 
Copies of public disciplinary documents for any of the below actions are available on the Board’s website at www.oregon.gov/OSBN/pdfs/OSBN_discipline12-20-16.pdf or by contacting the OSBN office at 971-673-0658.
 
Clackamas County
  • The Board placed the registered nurse license of Benjamaporn T. Jacobs (099006319RN) on probation for 12 months for inaccurate and incomplete recordkeeping, failing to take action to preserve client safety based on nursing assessment and judgement, and failing to conform to the essential standards of acceptable nursing practice. She resides in West Linn, Ore.
  • The Board reprimanded the practical nurse license of Erica B. McCollum (201330060LPN), of Happy Valley, Ore., for administering unauthorized drugs to a person, performing acts beyond her authorized scope, and failing to conform to the essential standards of acceptable nursing practice.
  • The Board accepted the Voluntary Surrender of Sheila M. Slate’s nursing assistant certificate (000009896CNA) for neglecting a person, failing to take action to preserve a person’s safety, and failing to communicate information regarding a person’s status to the supervising nurse. She resides in Molalla, Ore.
  • The Board reprimanded the registered nurse license of Scott P. Trimble (201040782RN), of Sandy, Ore., for failing to preserve client safety, failing to modify the plan of care based on nursing assessment and judgement, and failing to communicate information regarding client status to members of the health care team.
Coos Bay County
  • The Board accepted the Voluntary Surrender of Jonathan M. Wymer’s registered nurse license (200941980RN) for incomplete recordkeeping, implementing standards of nursing care what jeopardize patient safety, and failing to conform to the essential standards of acceptable nursing practice. He resides in Coos Bay, Ore.
Deschutes County
  • The Board placed the registered nurse license of Ryan G. Nelson (201143309RN) on probation for 24 months for using intoxicants to the extent injurious or in a manner dangerous to himself or others. He resides in Sisters, Ore.
Douglas County
  • The Board accepted the Voluntary Surrender of Amanda M. Ciraulo’s registered nurse license (201242934RN) for violating the terms and conditions of a Board Order. She resides in Roseburg, Ore.
Hood River County
  • The Board accepted the Voluntary Surrender of Rachel D. Jones’s practical nurse license (200930144LPN) for practicing nursing while impaired and using intoxicants to the extent or in a manner injurious to herself or others. She resides in Hood River, Ore.
Jackson County
  • The Board accepted the Voluntary Surrender of Jeffery A. Ford’s practical nurse license (201407528LPN) for violating the terms and conditions of a Board Order. He resides in Medford, Ore.
Lake County
  • The Board reprimanded the registered nurse license of Kathie L. Leehmann (200141979RN), of Lakeview, Ore., for failing to communicate information regarding client status to members of the health care team.
Lane County
  • The Board revoked the registered nurse license of Debra K. Tellez (097006989RN), of Eugene, Ore., for violating the terms and conditions of a Board Order.
Marion County
  • The Board reprimanded the nursing assistant certificate of Daniel J. Chandler (201310534CNA), of Keizer, Ore., with conditions for neglecting a person, failing to respect client rights and dignity, and jeopardizing the safety of a person under his care.
Multnomah County
  • The Board revoked the nursing assistant certificate of Celisse L. Adams (200511608CNA), of Portland, Ore., for using intoxicants to the extent or in a manner injurious to herself or others, failing to provide requested documents, and failing to cooperate with the Board during an investigation.
  • The Board revoked the nursing assistant certificate of Tammie M. Foster (000035295CNA), of Portland, Ore., for using intoxicants to the extent or in a manner injurious to herself or others.
  • The Board accepted the Voluntary Surrender of Jon E. Landis’s registered nurse license (095007028RN) due to a First Degree Manslaughter with a Firearm conviction. He resides in Portland, Ore.
Umatilla County
  • The Board revoked the registered nurse license of Stephanie R. Callahan (201341773RN), of Pendleton, Ore., for engaging in sexual contact with a client, failing to maintain professional boundaries, and a Custodial Sexual Misconduct conviction.
Yamhill County
  • The Board accepted the Voluntary Surrender of Ann Helm’s registered nurse license (000028725RN) for improperly delegating tasks of nursing care to unlicensed persons in setting where a registered nurse is not regularly scheduled. She resides in Lafayette, Ore.
The status of any nurse or nursing assistant licensed in Oregon is available on the OSBN website at www.oregon.gov/OSBN; click on “License Verification.” 
 
Copies of public disciplinary documents for any of the below actions are available on the Board’s website at www.oregon.gov/OSBN/pdfs/OSBN_discipline12-20-16.pdf  or by contacting the OSBN office at 971-673-0658.